[Baypiggies] Django frontend alternatives

Meenal Pant meenalpant at gmail.com
Fri Jan 15 18:59:39 CET 2010


Thanks everyone for the great suggestions. I am going to explore dojo
and dojango since it is most similar to python :)
Have a great weekend,
Meenal

On 1/14/10, Simeon Franklin <simeonf at gmail.com> wrote:
> Maybe Richard was referring to the Ext-JS toolkit he's using. It's had a
> variety of licenses in the past - I think now it's dual-licensed commercial
> and full GPL with a custom exception clause or something. A couple of years
> ago when I was playing with different libraries (I was unhappy with
> Scriptaculous so I tried out Mochikit, dojo, yui, Jquery, etc) Ext-JS had
> really beautiful widgets and tons of turmoil in it's dev community due to
> licensing issues - enough to keep me from investigating it further...
>
> -regards
> Simeon Franklin
>
> On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 2:04 PM, Alex Martelli <aleax at google.com> wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 11:09 AM, K. Richard Pixley <rich at noir.com> wrote:
>> > Alex Martelli wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Take a look at dojango, http://code.google.com/p/dojango/ -- it helps
>> >> integrate Django with the Dojo javascript framework (not quite as
>> >> popular as JQuery, but not too far -- for a Pythonista, Dojo has the
>> >> advantage of being designed by Python enthusiasts, e.g. async
>> >> operations use Deferred objects that are closely modeled after Twisted
>> >> Python's own Deferreds, etc, etc).
>> >
>> > Dojo is also completely free software, which is a big win imo.
>>
>> Dojo can be used with AFL or BSD licenses at your choice; jQuery, with
>> MIT or GPL licenses at your choice; Google's Closure Library, with
>> Apache 2.0 license (Google's Closure Compiler, Closure Templates and
>> Closure Inspector are also all Apache 2.0-licensed). So I'd say all of
>> these Javascript frameworks are "completely free software" (so is
>> dojango -- "New BSD" license, like Django), unless your definition of
>> "completely free" is somewhat peculiar.
>>
>>
>> Alex
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